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than expected quarter this morning. you can argue that hurricane sandy to augment earnings for the next year as we're beginning to rebuild the coast. many of the hardest hit areas aren't even accessible to contractors let alone homeowners. however, i think that retail is the biggest winner if we hammer out a phased in group of spending cuts and tax increases. and the retailers that cater to making your home worth more of the players who will get the biggest share of those spare dollars? go back and listen to the home depot conference call. the theme is the cycle is just beginning. sbeerndi spending on your home is actually growing. go over the fiscal cliff, that nation trend would be snuff by dramatic tax increases. you have to bet that home depot shoppers revert to the ways that we saw several quarters ago. and i got to tell you something, it's not too late to buy the home desk spot. you should be buying the companies which sell into aisle, aisle, aisle, and aisle of home depot and lowe's. how about sherwin williams? how about stanley and black & decker? whirlpool. let's go back to usc
by superstorm sandy. the vice president toured hard-hit seaside heights and later surveyed damage in hoboken, new jersey. he met with about 50 first responders and receiving a briefing pledging federal support. biden said rebuilding is a, quote, national respondent. >>> we have new developments this morning in the cia sex scandal. a person close to david petraeus' biographer paula broad well says she is devastated by the fallout of her affair with the former cia chief. broadwell is back in the south with her husband and her sons after a week in washington. this is them arriving at their home. friends say broadwell is trying to repair damage done to her family by the affair. her husband, you can see her prodding him to go in the house. he said that he will have a statement sometime soon. but she's still being investigated by the fbi over the classified documents, which they don't believe to be anything incriminating. she didn't get them from david petraeus. the fbi found no further reason to investigate petraeus. >> you have to wonder on a human level, how do the two marriages survive. petrae
visited parts of new jersey that suffered the worst devastation from superstorm sandy. biden said he spent summers on the jersey shore as a boy and promises residents that the federal government will not abandon them. >>> new york city officials say they plan to demolish hundreds of buildings damaged beyond repair by sandy. the building department says about 200 homes were wrecked by the storm. about 500 others are being checked to see how bad the damage is. >>> a space capsule made a rare nighttime landing in kazakhstan, bringing back three astronauts, including an american after a four-month voyage to the international space station. >>> the national oceanic and atmospheric administration says october was the 332nd month with an above average surface temperature. to put that into perspective, anyone ages 27 and below, including lindsay lohan and olympic great michael phelps, has never lived through a month that saw global temperatures dip below average. >>> and a rare sight as a massive waterspout formed off the coast of southern australia sunday. one meteorologist described it as the mo
reforms and today a historic visit. >>> and new york marks another post-sandy milestone. the longest under river car tunnel in north america reopens. >>> but we begin this very busy hour with the rockets still flying out of hamas-controlled gaza and the israeli missiles, jets, and bombs flying into it. within the past couple of hours, israeli forces hit a media complex in gaza city for the second time in two days. over six days of the conflict, all too reminiscent of the ground war in 2008. at least 97 palestinians and 3 israelis have been killed. neither side knows when, where, or how the other will strike, and that leads to heart-stopping moments like this one live on cnn last hour with our frederik pleitgen. >> reporter: this town is actually a very interesting one because it is directly in the line of fire, especially from the very short-range rockets and only yesterday what happened was that there -- carol, we have an alarm going off right now. i'm going to have to seek cover. we're going to go over here. let's take the came ra off the tripod. >> you go. you go, you go go go. this alw
-election, just take another look at the widespread havoc caused by the frankenstorm benignly named sandy. having surveyed all this damage "bloomberg business week" concluded: "it's global warming, stupid: if hurricane sandy doesn't persuade americans to get serious about climate change, nothing will." well it was enough to prompt president obama, at his press conference this week, to say more about global warming than he did all year. >> i am a firm believer that climate change is real, that it is impacted by human behavior and carbon emissions. and as a consequence, i think we've got an obligation to future generations to do something about it. >> but he made it clear that actually doing something about it will take a back seat to the economy for now. he did return to new york on thursday to review the recovery effort on staten island. climate change and hurricane sandy brought naomi klein to town, too. you may know her as the author of "the shock doctrine: the rise of disaster capitalism." readers of two influential magazines to put naomi klein high on the list of the 100 leading public thinke
them after hurricane sandy. he toured storm-ravaged coasts today including the boardwalk. sandy killed more than 100 people in 10 states but hit new jersey and new york the hardest. >>> all right, as sure as christmas trees will appear on halloween, shoppers will line up days ahead of black friday. they are already camping out at a best buy, john? >> that is right. four days and an hour until the black thursday or friday sales. they are determined to be first in line. a line that will stretch around the parking lot. why? >> not just because of the bargains. >> for black friday. i mean it is something my daughter and i have been doing since she was three months old. she never had thanksgiving dinner at home. we have it out here. every thanksgiving in a line in front of a best buy? [ laughter ] >> yes. [ laughter ] >> anyone suggest it might be child abuse? >> i did think someone was going to call cps on me at one time. >> what do you eat out here? fast good? >> during the day, yes, but on thanksgiving my family members bring out the turkey and the dressing and things like that. >> it ca
a tougher climate change policy. new york's governor blames carbon emissions for super storm sandy and add it up, you'll hear more about taxing carbon to cut the deficit. you'll also hear a lot more about the twinkie, it may not be dead. the brand and the recipe may soon be sold. the question, would a buyer employ the same unionized work force? as of now no israeli troops in gaza. bombing a lot more casualties and oil up a dollar a barrel this morning. yes, it's thanksgiving week and "varney & company" is about to begin. [ male announcer ] this is steve. he loves risk. but whether he's climbing everest, scuba diving the great barrier reef with sharks, or jumping into the marke he goes with people he trusts, which is why he trades with a company that doesn't nickel and dime him with hidden fees. so he can worry about other things, like what the market is doing and being ready, no matter what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. [ engine revs ] ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] the mercedes-benz winter event is back, with the perfect vehicle that's just r
. >>stuart: the storm, hurricane sandy, in the northeast area, new york in particular, you are not allowed to do business in new york city, yet, i believe, you are handing out a lost stuff to the victims of hurricane sandy, is that correct? >>guest: that is right. that is who we are. that is what makes up walmart. when our communities need us we spring into action and we donated $2 million worth of cash and in kind to victims of hurricane sandy, it was a horrible occurrence but when the governor cuomo and governor christie called we were there as we always are for communities across the country. >>neil: you are a diplomat, and we appreciate you being here, david tovar. middle east violence ranching -- ratcheting up, and oil prices ratcheting up. match that price. that's her "huge savings" face. yeah. don't worry, i get it all the time. [ male announcer ] we guarantee our low prices. even our black friday prices are backed by ad match. the first and only place to go this black friday. walmart. >> oil surging $2 a barrel as the rockets keep flying and air attacks buy israel keep coming. here
, president obama breaks new ground in burma. first, adding insult to injury. after super storm sandy. ford c-max hybrid. when you're carrying a lot of weight, c-max has a nice little trait, you see, c-max helps you load your freight, with its foot-activated lift gate. but that's not all you'll see, cause c-max also beats prius v, with better mpg. say hi to the all-new 47 combined mpg c-max hybrid. >> shannon: 12 more new york city public schools reopened today following the damage from super storm sandy last month. 18 are still closed. gas rationing extented through friday. for many people's whose homes were damaged, insult has been added to injury. senior correspondent eric shawn explains from breezy point new york. >> amid the devastation and destruction that remains three weeks after hurricane sandy, a stinging surprise from the new york city building department. a notice, tacked to the front door, demanding the storm's victims fix their problems under penalty of law. >> the city needs to work with us, not against us. you know, to impose a fine, to threaten violations, i mean just look ar
them after hurricane sandy. biden toured seaside heights including the boardwalk. biden is the latest white house official to visit new jersey since sandy. president obama visited friday. new jersey and new york were hit the hardest by hurricane sandy. >>> president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton arrived in myanmar a short time ago also known as burma. mr. obama says this trip is not an endorsement of the government there but an acknowledgement of the process the country has made moving towards democracy after decades of military rule. he will speak later to university students. >>> the bay area marks a grim anniversary today. on november 18th, 1978 four were killed at the jones people's temple in guyana. the killings were followed by a mass murder and suicide by 912 temple members. today as they have every year since the tragedy, family members of the victims attended a memorial service in oakland. as we'll mary, they were there not only to remember -- hear, they were there not only to remember but to protest. ♪ the heartache they bring ♪ >> reporter: this memorial
. >>> vice president biden spent sunday getting an up close look at the area devastated by superstorm sandy. the v.p. toured seaside heights. he later surveyed the damage in hoboken. he later met with supporters saying rebuilding is, quote, a national responsibility. >>> and in new york, city officials plan to demolish about 200 homes severely damaged by sandy. in some cases, the danger of collapse is so great, they'll be bulldozed before the owners are notified. another 500 homes are being inspected and could be torn down as well. >>> most of the country is expecting a mild week which clears the way for a pretty smooth thanksgiving getaway. but that is definitely not the case in the northwest. a major storm is washing out holiday travel plans in that part of the country. seattle, portland and northern california have already been swamped by some pretty heavy downpours. and now they're bracing for a foot of rain, some gusty winds and on top of that, up to 30 inches of snow in the cascades. >>> time now for the weather from across the nation. dry and pleasant to the south of that western sto
by hurricane sandy. mr. biden walked on what's left of new jersey's seaside heights board walk yesterday. the storm eroded beaches, wiped out homes and even sent a famous roller coaster plunging into the sea. >> it means doing everything we can, not only to bring back your beaches but to bring back your boardwalk. because it's a vital economic part of the community. not only this community but up and down the shore, all the way up to the new york border and further south from here. >> biden also toured the damage in hoboken. three weeks after the disaster, john bentley reports from sea bright where neighbors are helping neighbors. >> you're doing a great job. we appreciate everything you're doing. >> i appreciate it. >> thank you very much. >> we need people like you. you should be the mayor. >> i don't want to be the mayor. >> reporter: chris wood may not be the mayor of sea bright, new jersey, but he is spearheading the relief efforts here. the actual mayor, deana long, couldn't be happier. >> i'm glad to see you smiling. in times of crisis, people's true colors really come through and
that suffered the worst devastation from superstorm sandy. biden said he spent summers on the jersey shore as a boy and promises residents that the federal government will not abandon them. >>> new york city officials say they plan to demolish hundreds of buildings damaged beyond repair by sandy. the building department says about 200 homes were wrecked by the storm. about 500 others are being checked to see how bad the damage is. >>> a space capsule made a rare nighttime landing in kazakhstan, bringing back three astronauts, including an american after a four-month voyage to the international space station. >>> the national oceanic and atmospheric administration says october was the 332nd month with an above average surface temperature. to put that into perspective, anyone ages 27 and below, including lindsay lohan and olympic great michael phelps, has never lived through a month that saw global temperatures dip below average. >>> and a rare sight as a massive waterspout formed off the coast of southern australia sunday. one meteorologist described it as the most well-formed and intense o
they not read that or because we're down week after week is because of hurricane sandy? it's because it makes sense to sell. it makes sense to sell. the yields aren't going to be -- after tax aren't that good. if you're a rich person, 250,000 and you have taxable accounts that have stocks, do you think apple -- does that gentleman at jpmorgan looked at apple decided is the ipad mini? >> the funny thing is jpmorgan says companies aren't changing the way they pay out dividends. we've seen it with walmart and west lake chemical this morning issuing a special dividend. we've seen it time and time again where you have to think there's something behind these special dividends because they do seem to be stronger than they have been in years past. fourth quarter is seasonally a time for special dividends but this year it seems like we're hearing about them more and more. >> if we were in a great bull market and there's a tremendous cost to selling stocks, is that research may hold water. the truth is we're in the period where we all know we're 2 million jobs if we go over the fiscal cliff. if you wer
-president joe biden paying a special visit to some of the areas ravaged by superstorm sandy. anna kooiman in an area where efforts are in full swing. >> we're in lower manhattan. many towers and businesses are pumping out water and using generators for power, many don't have reopened yet. we'll talk to a business owner and community leader right after this break. pe. just can't fit 'ein my budget. well, with the walmart credit card special financing offer, you can get the sony blu-ray home theater system with wi-fi and the high zoom cyber-shot camera with full hd. look at you, spreading some christmas joy! my cart's kinda full. mind holding the? sure. you know what, muscle man, me and you together, we can knock this christmas thing out. this way, sweetie. [ male announcer ] get the season's hottest brands like the sony blu-ray home theater system. make an electronics purchase of $429 or more on your walmart credit card and get no interest if paid in full within 18 months. america's gift headquarters. walmart. spending the day with my niece. i don't use super poligrip for hold because my d
superstorm sandy left behind in seaside heights, new jersey. he met with first responders who lost their homes. he also checked out the battered coastline by helicopter yesterday. president obama vows to help the area make a complete recovery. >> but the president's made it clear that we're going to do everything we can to make sure that the corps is fully funded, that fema has what it needs, and that all the programs that exist under the auspices of the federal government are not only continue to exist, but are funded, so that we can make sure that -- that -- that this area of the country is fully, fully, fully restored. >> the damage on the ground is just shocking when you look at it from the air, alina. it is just staggering. you can see just how fierce the storm was. about 600 customers still have no electricity in new jersey over the weekend. three weeks now, after the storm hit. >> i am alive. that's the message one of at least 11 men injured in that oil platform explosion in the gulf of mexico wanted to send his family. we're also getting a look at the explosion the very mom
from hurricane sandy. there is a secret vault in lower manhattan that may have flooded ruining what we are told is a billion dollars worth of special bonds. trace is digging into who kept them there and why this has been so hush-hush. the head of the epa now accused of using a shadow email, a private account under a different name allegedly to keep her practices for the epa out of the public eye. we've got details of that claim and just how far this alleged practice might spread. and president obama defending u.n. ambassador susan rice by saying, quote, blame me not her nor the message confusion after the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. up next senator lindsey graham joins us live to explain how he thinks the administration allowed our consulate in benghazi to become what he calls a death trap. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody they should go after me. and i'm happy to have that discussion with them. [ male announcer ] there are only so many foods that make kids happy. and even fewer that make moms happy too. with wholesome noodles and
in the aftermath of superstorm sandy. for more information on how to help hurricane victims, visit cnn.com/impact. that's this week's getting down to business. the wheels of progress haven't been very active lately. but because of business people like you, things are beginning to get rolling. and regions is here to help. making it easier with the expertise and service to keep those wheels turning. from business loans to cash management, we want to be your partner moving forward. so switch to regions. and let's get going. together. >>> the pictures have been coming in nonstop really for this israel/hamas fighting. >> the social media war that's going on, simultaneously with the fighting, and gaza, i militants in gaza. we will start off with the media. we have been following the latest here at the international desk coming in from twitter feeds. this is the militant wing of hamas. this is one of the latest pictures they have put on twitter a few hours back, talking about an israeli massacre occurring in gaza today. you can see a lot of pictures coming through. lately a lot of pictures th
of hurricane sandy vice president biden is assuring people in new jersey the federal government will not abandon them. he spent most of today touring the damage. the vice president, who spent summers a the jersey shore as a child said he understands the need to rebuild the state's beach communities. >> so as the president said we are not going anywhere, gov. we're not going anywhere and you have a home boy in the deal who gets it. >> the four hch legged victims of hurricane sandy made their way to the west coast. they were flown in on a donated chartered southwest airlines flight chaperoned by animal rescue experts from sea world with and take on the the helen woodward animal center where they will be until they are placed in their new homes. they were set to be euthanized but now they will find new homes. >>> with thanksgiving week here now, skiers and snow boarders are hitting the slopes. lucky for them the week storm dumped plenty of fresh powder in the sierra. richard sharp explains why the timing of the weather and the next round of snow couldn't be better. >> reporter: it'
of superstorm sandy. for more information on how to help hurricane victims, visit cnn.com/impact. that's this week's getting down to business. alison kosik, cnn, new york. >>> down at the international desk where the pictures have been coming in nonstop for this israel/hamas conflict. including the social media. josh levs is here at the international desk. >> the social media war that's going on, simultaneously with the fighting, and gaza, militants in gaza. has been really incredible. we're seeing a new phenomenon. we will start off with the computer. i'll show you some videos. we have been following the latest here at the international desk coming in from twitter feeds. this is the militant wing of hamas. this is one of the latest pictures they have put on twitter a few hours back, talking about an israeli massacre occurring in gaza today. you can see a lot of pictures coming through. lately a lot of pictures they have put up have been like this one. this is a man we reported on. the hamas military's leader in gaz gaza. this one says, his blood will be a curse on israel's military an
for examples of other messages from other jurisdictions. we looked at what was used for hurricane sandy. the goal was to ensure clear and effective disaster messaging to the public including the disability community. take a breath. several committee members have committed to do the above research and develop tax messaging samples for the committee to review at our next meeting. this concludes my ddpc report; i would like to remind members of the public and organizations that our group now meets the first friday of every other month; the next scheduled meeting is on january 4, 2013, 1-3:30 p.m. room 421 at city hall. we hope to see you there. >> chair: thank you very much. councilmember senhaux. our next item, report from the smpta, multi-motor accessibility advisory committee presented by councilmember wong. >> councilmember wong: today i will update the council and the public of two projects. podesta and accessible signals; -- provided information about pedestrian signals referred to as apc. special pedestrian pushbuttons at intersections to visually impaired, audible speech
to return to work. they lost everything thanks to sandy and now the few things they have left are about to be bull dozed to the ground. city of new york is bull dozing homes that are too damage to standment >> we have more strture damage and call the building department to come and reevaluate the structure. >> they have to rip it apart and i can't get it on out. so, i am stuck. >> the city is struggling to find homeowners lifing with family and friends and tell them about the demolition plan. brian, call your neighbors. walmart warning workers not to walk out on giant friday. they filed a complaint of the union of illegally organized strikes. workers demonstrated last week complaining of low wamings and high health care costs. they typeset to protest through black friday. walmart said there will be plenty of atf that day. fans have spoken. >> the american music award goes to. justin bieber. >> that's right. the bieb won top awart artist of the year and pop album and male artist. ♪ and check out carrie underwood blowing out with two black cadillacs. biggest surprise came in the end of
have no electricity this morning. super storm sandy was responsible for many deaths and area. >> saw what airlines parted with see well to help los 60 animals orphaned after super storm sandy to california. often pets have filled shelters and are being moved to make room. for thousands of that was displaced after super storm standinsandy. 60 cas and dogs on the east coast were flown across this country on a special charter flight. see world rescue experts tap from the animals on the trip. >> traffic is light. san jose 53 degrees. 65 this afternoon. if you're taking the week off for thanksgiving relax. if you the week off for thanksgiving relax. if you are headed to [ man ] it's big. supports in times of need. same with aladdin. the biggest in bail. no one has lower prices, is faster or more professional. aladdin bail bonds. bigger because we're better. [ man ] it's big. supports in times of need. same with aladdin. the biggest in bail. no one has lower prices, is faster or more professional. aladdin bail bonds. bigger because we're better. we are back. 4:44. >> ski resorts are openi
a better world for you. >>> superstorm sandy didn't derail the housing market after all. we have more good news out of that bee leagbeleaguered market >> they say sandy did not impact october numbers so much. it was only three days. we'll see the effects of sandy in november, however. overall didn't change the good recovery we're seeing in october. take a look. existing home sales rose 2.1% month to month. that's slightly above expectations. that's because september's numbers were revised down slightly. the bigger story is supply. inventories are down a whopping 22% from a year ago to 2.41 million units. that's lower than any point since late 2005. that is the height of the housing boom. that is due to fewer distressed properties for sale and all that competition is pushing home prices higher. realtors report an 11% jump year over year in the median price. while some is the shift in what's selling to higher priced homes, because that's of course how medians work, fun fact is home sales higher than $500,000 are up 40%. they still make up less than 10% of the market. with all cash investors
. >>> our video of the day, now, the other victims of hurricane sandy. dozens of orphan cats and dogs were flown to southern california to be adopted. they were moved from the east coast shelters here to make room for more animals abandoned or stranded by the storm. there's hope the animals will still be reunited with their owners, but if not, also hope they'll find new homes on the west coast. >>> and our person tonight, new jersey governor chris christie. "snl" loves to spoof christie, but last night, they didn't have to. they got the real thing on "weekend update." he showed up wearing that same fleece jacket he's had on since hurricane sandy. >> i'd like to give a special thanks to my wife, who is here tonight, who put up with a husband who has smelled like a wet fleece for the past three weeks. >> you have been wearing that fleece a lot. >> oh, yeah, it's fused to my skin at this point. >> i have seen you wearing suits. >> yeah, i wear them over the fleece. i'm going to die in this fleece. but that's okay. it's a good fleece. >> it is a good fleece. >> stop saying things i've already
earth. >> that is amazing footage. >> i know. >> back at home as hundreds of super storm sandy victims have you gone struggle to get back on their feet. hundreds prepare to lose their homes for good. they plan to demolish hundreds of homes deemed too dangerous to build. how they are dealing with the plans. >> nearly three weeks after super storm sandy sit our area the cleanup process continues. whi while oo. >> to rebuild them you have to demo and start over again. they are too far gone. >> the piles of debris and muddy streets are not the mange challenge here. the ocean breeze section of staten lined south shore it's the mold setting in. it's a race against time for homeowners trying to save their houses from even further damage. >> you have to get it all eradicated before you close-up the house otherwise it will just come back. >> those clearing out the soggy debris are the lucky ones they issued permits by the department of buildings that allowed to clean up the repairs. houses are the red tags are targeted for demolition. the building department says at least 200 are so dangerous
president joe biden telling victims of hurricane sandy that he is going to, quote, home boy. we're going to show you that clip. >> i promise you he will screw this up. we'll be right back. time for campbell's green bean casserole. you'll find the recipe at campbellskitchen.com. ♪ campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. >>> glad we took news. >> gather around, children. we've had enough of the real news. >> no, i haven't. >> we have. let's send it over to lewis for the water cooler. lewis, what are you looking at? >> thank you, joe. it's all about the garden state. new jersey governor chris christie dropped by snl's update to comment on the aftermath of hurricane sandy. >> i'd like to thank the red cross and first responders. i want to give a special thanks to my wife who put up with her husband who smelled like a wet fleece for the past three weeks. >> you have been wearing that fleece a lot. >> it's been fused to my fleece. >> i have seen you wearing suits. >> i wear them over the fleece. i'm going to die in this fleece. if i may conclude, perhaps, with a line from a famous new jer
at superstorm sandy. the damage in new jersey. with first responders who lost their homes. he also looked at the battered coastline by helicopter yesterday. the vice president, like president obama, vowed to help the area to make a complete recovery. >> made it clear that we're going to do everything we can to make sure that the corps is fully funded, that we have fema has what it needs, and all the programs that exist under the auspices of the federal government are not only continue to exist, but are funded so that we can make sure that -- that this area of the country is fully, fully, fully restored. >> about 600 customers still do not have electricity in new jersey over the weekend. three weeks after the storm hit. >>> a tv crew's familiar ra just happened to be rolling as this oil rig in the gulf of mexico exploded off in the distance. >> holy [ bleep ] look at that. >> divers on the sea floor found the body of one man who worked on that particular platform. another worker still unaccounted for. at least 11 others were injured in friday's explosion. still, we don't know what caused i
for the sandy recovery on the effort back home. chris: good for you. >> good news and bad news. good news, the motorized wheelchairs are beginning to work again and old people's wheelchairs are powered by electricity and when the power goes out they literally can't move around. the power is beginning to come on in some of the high-rise buildings so people are able to recharge their wheelchair for really the first time in weeks and able to move around more easily again. that's the good news. the bad news is that things are still really tough. my synagogue was preparing lunch meals for kids at schools this week, and they found out that they not only had to do lunch, they had to do dinners for the kids to take home as well because there's no food at home. chris: "the new york times" is doing a good job with that. >> thank you. chris: a lot of pages focused on what's going on in the burroughs. you usually don't focus on them but a lot of us are. >> i would follow up on the mccain-graham business, you saw what the president said at his news conference really steamed. we're told he has the vote
president biden says he will make sure the jersey shore is restored. telling super sandy storm victims says he -- says they have a home boy theta gets it. >> we're not going anywhere. and you've got a home boy in the deal who gets it. >> the vice president grew up in the region and spent summers on the shore as a child. some insist he was calling president obama a home boy and that the term was a racial confrontation. >>> people in the bay area took a moment to remember victims of america's worse mass suicide. a somber ceremony was held to mark the anniversary of the jonestown massacre. on november 18th, 1978 jim jones desserted his temple to bring his followers to diana and drink cyanide laced kool- aid. more than 900 people died including children. mourners covered up the part of the cemetery memorial that displays the name of jim jones. >>> time now 4:51. it has been 24 years since the hayward girl vanished. the gathering being held to remember makayla garrett. >>> oakland based program getting a prestigious white house award from a few hours from now. >>> welcome back to the ktvu channe
news, the white house. >>> victims of superstorm sandy have certainly not been forgotten. donations continue to pour in to the american red cross raising more than $140 million thus far. the relief agency is currently operating 472 shelters it more than 10 states. they have delivered millions of millions and relief items. >>> bay area air quality officials are getting an update of repairs on chevron's refinery in richmond. they are upgrading unit 4, replacing equipment and cutting emissions. an explosion in august sent thousands of richmond residents to emergency rooms with breathing problems. meanwhile, an environmental group says independent testing shows cancer-causing chemicals still linger around homes in the area. global community monitor found traces of hydrocarbons over 9 square miles three months after the explosion. a quality owe -- air quality officials say there's no significant health risk, but it's also said monitoring of the air quality is inadequate. >>> relief for drivers. gas prices down 82 cents from a month ago and we are no longer leading the nation with the hig
hurricane sandy victims will soon be demolished. the building department has been red tagging homes that have so much damage, they must be torn down. people are saving what they can before the homes are bulldozed. since many victims are living with family and friends, authorities are struggling to find them to tell them the bad news. >>> good afternoon to you. a fairly nice day outside our doors. most of us will remain dry through your monday. give august live look across the bay, we do have a mix of clouds out there. partly sunny to mostly sunny across the region. over the north bay, partly sunny to mostly cloudy, and it is over the north bay. santa rosa north where we could see perhaps a sprinkle. of rest of us will remain dry. our temperatures anywhere from 3 to 6 degrees warmer than that we were. stormtracker2 here showing you plenty of gray out there in most cases but not too bad. some of these clouds are high clouds so we're getting some of that soft sunlight overhead. stormtracker2 here now the proximity to this storm here that will bring light scattered showers over northern
30% of the city's gas stations remain closed, three weeks after hurricane sandy roared ashore. >>> and finally an image going viral this morning. take a look. what became the end of a road for a police officer with his van in germany. he was chasing alleged bike thieves when he drove straight into a stretch of newly laid cement. that van, as you can see, came to a sudden and rather complete stop. they eventually did have to bring in a tow truck to get it out. the good news, however, other officers caught up with the bike thieves. it ended well. and, thus, rather hilariously. >> so they pulled it out before the cement hardened. >> yes. >> thank you, josh. >>> the latest now on the sex scandal that cost cia director david petraeus his job. as he plots his next career move, we're also hearing from sources closest to his mistress and protege paula broadwell. abc's pierre thomas brings us those details from washington. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, george. family friend of paula broadwell says she's devastated and deeply regrets the damage that's been done to her
. >> vice president joe biden got a firsthand look at the devastation from superstorm sandy. >> we're not going anywhere. and you've got a home boy. >> on th"cbs this morning." >> you have been wearing that fleece a lot. >> it's basically fused to my skin at this point. >> i have seen you wearing suits. >> i wear them over the fleece. suits. >> i wear them over the fleece. i'm going to die in this fleece. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." as you're waking up on the west coast, there are reports of a possible cease-fire between israel and hamas. although there are no indications it has taken effect or even been agreed upon. >> there were new attacks overnight. throughout the evening we've been covering both sides of the border. allen pizzey in ashkelon in israel. >> reporter: the rocket that managed to evade the iron dome interception center came through this bit of cement. it penetrated and landed there. this is the entrance to a school. but no one was hurt because fortunately the kids weren't here. all children within a 25-mile radius of the gaza border h
have problems. there is a fuel shortage from hurricane sandy. another casualty of sandy, bearer bonds. some on wall street saying a whopping $70 billion in bonds may be lost forever after sandy flooded a huge underground vault. keep an eye on that story. >> houd depart tphershowdy partners, come to hostess twinningee town. watch this. here is your rewards. thanks. yep, you get a big delight in ever bite of hostess twinningees. twinkies. martha: host test presenting a bankruptcy plan looking to shut down 36 plants and sell off the business. the union that may have led to the deat company's closure is hoping that somebody will come in and cleanup soft pieces of this company. there are very big questions about whether employees could still lose and if there are lessons to be learned in the story of th the demise of the twinki. who better to ask, steve moore, and matt mccall. this is a great american franchise, right? they have 18, i think -- maybe more than that patents in terms of original products. steve, whose fault is this. >> you know what is sad, i'm old enough to remember those ad
of the victims of hurricane sandy, some who have experienced some of the worst devastation during that storm including seeing part of their community literally go up in flames. you're seeing video of that on your screen from breezy point, new york. in the end, more than a hundred homes were destroyed, and if that wasn't enough, now we're hearing many of those homeowners are being slapped with housing violations. senior correspondent eric shawn is live in breezy point with more on this story. eric? >> reporter: hi, jenna. imagine if your house was destroyed or severely damaged by hurricane sandy. you come home to the mess and find tacked to your front doors a notice threatening criminal prosecution. that's what's happened and has stunned some people here in breezy point when they get that surprise from the government. look at the damage of this house. the waves knocked this building off the foundations, it floated right next to the building next door which then hit house. and imagine this is your home. you've been dealing with all this, and then you come home and see this attached to your fro
coverage of the cleanup from superstorm sandy, and vice president joe biden today visited new jersey to view the damage there. after a helicopter tour of the coastal area hit by the storm, the vice president met with emergency workers who lost their own homes and he thanked them and promised to help bring back the area's beaches and famed atlantic city boardwalk. the late october storm killed 24 people and knocked out power for millions. some 600 people are still without electricity tonight. >>> also today, new york senator charles schumer called for an overhaul of the cell phone industry, after the massive failure in service during the storm. >> the goal is simple, that no matter what the disaster, there's uninterrupted cell phone service for our first responders and for our citizens who lost power and need food, need to report fires, need to communicate in every way. >> a quarter of cell phone users in the area lost service when sandy hit. senator schumer wants the fcc to require cell phone operators to have backup power and find other ways to keep service going during disasters. >
of many hurricane sandy victims will soon be demolished. the building department has been red tagging homes. people are saving what they can before their homes are bulldozed. many are now living with family and friends though and the department is struggling to find them and tell them before it's done. >>> during his new jersey visit vice president joe biden said he will make sure the jersey shore is fully restored. he told sandy victims in his words you've got a home boy if the deal who gets it. >> the president who is up here with the governor we're not going anywhere. we're not going anywhere. and you got a home boy. in the deal who gets. >> the vice president is from scranton, pennsylvania and summer add the jersey shore when he was a child. >>> the man accused in the oh cushion university shooting. >>> these folks are all about camping. >>> and are the traffic patterns changing this week? we'll tell you why there is some evidence there are. >>> good morning. partly sunny partly cloudy skies. rain will hold off until tomorrow night. highs today in the 60s. a little warmer toward s
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of hurricane sandy. >>> westbound 80 traffic the mccarthur maze that traffic looks good. i'll tell you more about the morning commute. >>> good morning, mostly cloudy. highs in the 60s. we'll talk about the next rain in five minutes. >>> welcome back. good morning, to you. here's a quick look at some of the top stories we are following for you right thousand. we will show you live pictures we just got this in about ten minutes ago. this is from the gaza strip. you can see a building on fire. black smoke billowing. now gaza and the militants in bah virginia and israelis have been traded attacks. it's now been six days they have been firing back and forth. we just got these pictures in. we can tell you that u.n. secretary general is due to arrive in egypt hoping to develop peace talks. we'll keep you posted on what is happening as we look at the live pictures and get to you with more details. >>> back here at home a man hunt is happening right now in san jose. one of the men you see here is arrested. plus san francisco supervisors are due to vote tomorrow on whether to ban public nudity. scot
in almost four and a half years. four and a half years. and economic news, hurricane sandy took a toll on industrial production. it fell fortunes of a percent. economists expecting a two tenths of a percent increase. the yield on a ten year treasury note moving down. crude-oil prices down selling at $86.67 per barrel. and in corporate news, though losing more than 7% in its share price after reporting late yesterday, quarterly earnings fell by nearly 50%. good news for facebook. that stock up more than 6%. the social network share is holding up despite the expiration of some like the agreement this week. two oil workers are missing after an oil platform exploded off the coast of louisiana today eleven other crew members were flown to hospitals, four of them listed in critical condition. coast guard ships and helicopters are continuing their search tonight for the two people who are missing. no crew of is leaking from the platform owned by black elk energy, which is about 25 miles southeast of grand isle, louisiana. turning back to politics, and joining us now, the "a-team" tonight demo
government won't abandon them after the spotlight fades from hurricane sandy. biden toured the state's storm- ravaged coast yesterday including the boardwalk at seaside heights. he says rebuilding the area is a national responsibility. >>> the makers of twinkies and dingdongs will be in bankruptcy court today. texas-based hostess plans to begin the process of selling off its assets but some of its more popular products could make a comeback with $2.5 billion in revenue a year. analysts say there's a very good chance someone will buy at least a piece of the hostess company and carry on that brand. >>> burlingame-based virgin america is back off some of its expansion plans. the airline is reducing its order of airbus sas jets from 30 to 10. last month they announced they were reducing their flight schedule in the 1st quarter of next year. the company has also offered employees voluntary short-term leave. >>> portable sleep tents for infants and small children are being voluntarily recalled because of a safety hazard. kid coink's recall of 220,000 of items after a baby was found killed in a ten
to helping rebuild areas damaged by hurricane sandy. he toured the new jersey storm- ravaged coast yesterday including the boardwalk at seaside heights. the vice president says rebuilding the region is a national responsibility. >>> i know it's monday but we can already start talking the weekend because it starts thursday for some people. >> that's true. i forgot. thanksgiving. >> it is a holiday week but we'll be right here. it should be good. but between now and then we have a chance of showers. thank you very much for the coffee, frank. that is delicious. >> you're welcome. [ laughter ] >> it's fantastic! around the bay area, we have a lot of clouds moving through our skies early on. and well, hi-def doppler showing it is dry right now but that could change. there is a slight chance we could see a few showers north of the golden gate bridge. i think the rest of the bay area stays dry but still we'll keep our eyes on that for you. we have a lot of clouds dumping over the top of the ridge of high pressure and could see showers north of the golden gate bridge. tuesday we'll see the system sl
from hurricane sandy and here's what he said. >> so the president said we're not going anywhere. we are not going anywhere. you have a homeboy. you have a homeboy in the deal who gets it. gerri: all right, so he's referring to himself. he is not referring to the president. he grew up because he had grown up near the ocean. really? can he elevate the rhetoric? >> his mistakes have been repeated in the legendary. we have to elevate the rhetoric. it is not ideal. >> i agree that he is trying to piggyback a storm to do it. i do think we need to raise the level of rhetoric. we need to show some bipartisanship because we have real problems facing america right now. gerri: a quick prognostication. will we make the december 31 deadline? >> we are brushing up against the ceiling, so we are back at the table. gerri: you are saying yes, but with caveats? >> yes, we will kick the can down the road. gerri: if you are fired up about this, sending e-mail at gerri@foxbussiness.com. >> coming up, gerri breaks it down next. and more fire and corruption of politics in the middle east. what does it mea
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